Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
out the vote, jana. >> reporter: those teachers and governor brown are campaigning hard. but a recent poll show support slipping. today we found people on both sides of this issues battling for both. >> reporter: in contra costa county teachers stood on street corners for hours tonight urging drivers to support proposition 30. these teachers say if prop 30 does not pass, schools will have to cut costs. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to teach the math, science, reading and language arts that is really important for our students. >> i would say this is about the worse i've seen. or it will be if this doesn't pass. >> reporter: governor brown put proposition 30 on the ballot to raise $6 billion that has been allocated this year for csu budgets. it would also increase the state's sales tax. the tax increase would not apply to gasoline or food. >> no on proposition 30, thank you for voting. >> the funding isn't guaranteed to go to the schools. my biggist concern is giving everyone more money to the senators and assembly people up there and have it just spend it away before we raise t
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: johnson told us where he would like to see police focus patrols. jackson put jerry brown on the spot asking for help to stop the violence. >> he said he would do it and it's happening tonight. so we're thankful for all that we can get. >> yeah, we're being robbed. >> reporter: this woman says she's operated a beauty shop in east oakland for 20 years. >> we really need it, we really need it. best thing to ever happen. >> reporter: in the past these extra patrols usually take place on the weekends. bishop jackson tells us crime spikes wednesday through sunday and that's when most officers are needed. amber lee, ktvu news. >>> ahead in 15 minutes the outpouring of support for an oakland shopkeeper gunned down in a robbery last night. how family members hoped to find their killer. >>> police credit a tactical units for getting six guns off the street. officers say one man had two guns, the special tactical unit is designed to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less than 50% of those surveyed in favor of it. at chabot college in hayward, rob roth. >>> muslims around the world and here in the bay area are marking a solemn yet joyous holiday. thousands of muslimswent to the santa clara county fairgrounds to celebrate the festival with food and fun for the kids. the religious holiday celebrates abraham. >>> public money spent in questionable places. >> obviously there's some questions. >> the mayor of oakland's response to our extensive port investigation. >> the fun has begun, we'll take you to halloween celebrations all over the bay area and the costume trend that ha
Oct 31, 2012 10:00pm PDT
field poll suggests outright support is slipping, both for governor brown's tax initiative, and a school measure. down from 54% in july. 38 say they will vote no. 14% are undecided. the poll shows support for molly munger's alternative tax measure, prop 38 stands at 34%. 49% say they plan to vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >>> former palo alto mayor, gary fezino died last night. he served on the palo alto city council from 1977 to 1981. he is survived by his wife and 5-year-old twins. >>> giant fans got to revel in the world series championship. we're going to show you what it was like on market street during the parade.